Interview: Designer Sara Perks Talks “Footloose” (Touring)

March 2022 Following two critically acclaimed tours and huge popular demand, “Footloose The Musical” is back and better than ever. Touring the UK until August, this brand-new production of “Footloose” is designed by Sara Perks who has designed in the region of 250 productions. Sara has been nominated for Broadway World Awards, a Whats On... Continue Reading →

Interview: Alastair Michael Talks Ransack Theatre’s “Catching Comets”

February 2022 Ransack Theatre’s “Catching Comets” is a “multi-dimensional genre mashup” which sees a lonely heart find love and action hero status all at once. Promising honesty and laughter through an ambitious merging of rom-com and action, the play offers up an exploration of love, vulnerability and the impact of notions of masculinity. “Catching Comets”... Continue Reading →

Interview: HandleBards AD Tom Dixon Talks Shaking Up Shakespeare

February 2022 The playfully irreverent HandleBards travel the land armed with lively, comic takes on Shakespeare’s plays, bringing the funny to plays in which we might least expect to find it. This inventive troupe are currently bringing a comic take on “Macbeth” to audiences, touring it until March 9th, before taking on “Twelfth Night” until... Continue Reading →

Guest Voice: Emma Gadsdon on Quintuple L Productions’ “Joffrey!”

January 2022 Guest voice: Emma Gadsdon on Quintuple L Productions’ Joffrey! Pantomime has a long history in parody. While they are best known for their spoofs of classic folk tale (such as Dick Whittington, Cinderella or Jack and the Bean Stalk), in growing number, we are seeing pantomime productions parodying various pop culture properties. Quintuple... Continue Reading →

Interview: Benjamin Lafayette Talks Playing Prince Charming in York Theatre Royal’s “Cinderella”

Word on the panto grapevine is that rehearsals for York Theatre Royal’s Cinderella are officially underway… Playing Prince Charming this festive season is Benjamin Lafayette, who, since leaving Mountview Academy of Theatre Arts, has appeared in the short film “Raheem” (The Second Summer of Love) and played the title role in Shakespeare’s “Othello” for Mill... Continue Reading →

Interview: lydia luke & Lucy Foster Talk New Work as Part of “Behind Closed Doors”

“Behind Closed Doors”, an online showcase of new work exploring themes of sex, bodies and intimacy written by playwrights of underrepresented genders, is set to open tomorrow (Nov 16th). Lemon House Theatre Company are not only offering an evening of four new short plays, but they will follow up with a discussion panel to explore... Continue Reading →

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